icfai university | The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India
ICFAI refers to the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India and a number of Universities, Engineering Colleges, Business Schools and other educational institutes sponsored by it. The universities promoted by ICFAI have been set up at Uttarakhand, Tripura, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Jharkhand under respective state legislations.
The University Commission has included the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University at Dehradun (Uttarakhand) and at Agartala (Tripura) in the list of Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956
Constituents of ICFAI
Apart from the Universities, ICFAI also has a network of Business Schools, Engineering Colleges and Institutes offering specialised courses in different fields of study. It also has its own publishing label ICFAI University Press.
ICFAI School of Financial Studies (ISFS)
The ICFAI School of Financial Studies (ISFS) was established in 2004 to offer high quality full-time campus-based programs in the area of finance. ISFS has successfully trained two batches of students, who earned MS (Finance) degrees from the ICFAI University and got excellent placements. Now, ISFS provides academic support and placement assistance to students who wish to pursue the one year CFA program on full-time basis at Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
ICFAI offers 2 years, full-time MS Finance & MBA Finance Program through the 6 ISFS campuses setup by it. The Program is conducted under the ICFAI University, Dehradun. ISFS also offers Full-time Ph.D. Program and Post Doctoral Fellowship in Management. In addition, ICFAI also offers a one year full-time, campus-based residential Executive PG Program for working executives, at ISFS, Hyderabad Campus.
The ICFAI Institute of Science and Technology (ICFAITech)
ICFAI offers 4-year full-time campus-based B.Tech. program with 8 semesters through its 5 ICFAITech Campuses namely; Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Hyderabad and Jaipur. The branches covered are Biotechnology, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering , Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
ICFAI National College (INC)
INC, which is a constituent of ICFAI Academy, offers full-time Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Integrated programs in Business Management, Finance and Insurance.
ICFAI University Press
ICFAI University Press is the publishing arm of ICFAI through which it publishes Magazines & Research Journals in the areas of management, finance, economics and law. The press also publishes all the ICFAI text and reference books.
ICFAI Center for Management Research (ICMR)
ICMR Case Studies and Management Resources is involved in business research, management consulting, and development of case studies and courseware in management. It also provides knowledge process outsourcing services to clients.
ICFAI Business School Case Development Centre (IBSCDC)
IBSCDC was set up in 2003 to promote research in the field of Business Management. It develops case studies related to Business Management with a primary focus on teaching objectives.
ICFAI Center for Entrepreneurship Development (ICED)
ICED acts as an incubation center for start-up businesses and also runs courses on Entrepreneurship Development.
ICFAI Flexible Education
ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand and ICFAI University, Tripura have obtained provisional recognition from The Distance Education Council, India to offer Distance Learning Programs. Accordingly, ICFAI offers Distance Learning Programs under the aegis of ICFAI University, Tripura. ICFAI offers about 145 different under graduate, post graduate and certificate programs through Distance Learning Mode covering the areas of Management, Accountancy, Finance, Information Technology, Science, Arts, Commerce, Law and Education etc.
It is to be noted however, that B.Ed & M.Ed. degrees offered by ICFAI under distance learning mode are not recognised by the National Council for Teachers Education.ICFAI is known for exploiting students with high fees and tough courses which could not be completed by an above average student. Similarly, the holders of Bachelors of General Law (BGL) degree, under Distance Learning program, are not entitled to practice law in India and are prohibited from Bar Council Membership.
ICFAI Websites :
* ICFAI Institute
* ICFAI University, Tripura
* ICFAI University, Dehradun Official Site
* ICFAI University, Tripura Official Site
* ICFAI University, Sikkim Official Site
* ICFAI University, Meghalaya Official Site
* ICFAI University, Mizoram Official Site
Source – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICFAI